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Arnold De Guzman
Arnold De Guzman
Graphic Designer | Illustrator
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Summary

First employed in an Outsourcing company in the Philippines, I have been a part of a team that designs billboards for a US advertising agency. Currently living in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and employed in an advertising agency as well. I also do freelance web and graphic design jobs in my free time.

Skills

IllustrationCharacter DesignGraphic DesignCartooningprint design

Software proficiency

Illustrator
Illustrator
Photoshop
Photoshop
InDesign
InDesign
Muse
Muse

Experience

  • Senior Graphic Designer at Sabha Advertising
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    December 2014 - Present

    - liasing with clients to determine their requirements and budget

    - Managing client proposals from typesetting through design, print and production

    - working with clients, briefing and advising them with regard to design style, format, print production and timescales.

    - Developing concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and websites

    - Determining size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and font style and size

    - Preparing rough drafts of material based on an agreed brief

    - Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements if required

    - Liaising with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality

  • Graphic Designer at AGR Operations Manila
    Muntinlupa City, Philippines
    May 2013 - October 2014

    Conceptualized and Designed 8-10 billboards a day for a U.S. based outdoor advertising agency, Lamar Outdoor Advertising. Work also included creating logo for small business owners, and recreating existing billboard design.